Major League Baseball Sports Betting Match up Previews for Friday

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The Major League Baseball card for Friday May 5th features 15 games on the schedule to the delight of MLB bettors worldwide.

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It all begins with interleague action at 2:20PM Eastern Time on MLB Network as the Chicago Cubs will host the New York Yankees. The current odds available for wagering at Oddsmaker, where the bonuses are the best in the business has the home side Chicago Cubs favored by -115 odds with the return on the New York Yankees at +105 odds. Starting for Chicago will be left hander Kyle Hendricks as he opposes Yankees righty Michael Pineda. It has been a great start to the season for the New York Yankees as they enter this series at 17-9 and in first place in the AL East. The surprise thus far has been the good play of the New York starting pitching which was expected to be a major weakness for this club. New York has won their past three series. They took two of three to Toronto at home and enters off an off day. The Cubs took three of four at home to the Philadelphia Phillies as they get a walk off 5-4 home victory on Thursday. Pineda for the Yankees is 3-1 and is getting tons of run support as the Yankees average 8.2 runs a game in his starts.

At 8PM Eastern Time on MLB Network the Minnesota Twins welcome into town the Boston Red Sox. Boston is favored by -125 odds with the return on the Minnesota Twins at +125 odds. Run total is lined at 9. Starting for Minnesota will be Phil Hughes a right hander as he opposes Red Sox lefty Eduardo Rodriguez. Boston split a four game home series with the Orioles as they fell 8-3 on Thursday. The Twins had their four game win streak snapped as they dropped an 8-5 decision at home to Oakland. Rodriguez has pitched well for the Red Sox on the season as he has a record of 1-1 and ERA of 2.70. Red Sox are 3-1 in his starts this season. Hughes has gotten run support as the Twins put up 5.6 runs a game in his starts to offset a high ERA of 5.06 which explains why Minnesota is 4-1 in his starts.

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